Party Wall Surveyor Cost

If you plan to make changes or alterations to and around the party wall or property boundary, you may be required to abide by the Party Wall Act 1996. This may require you to serve notice on the neighbouring properties (Adjoining Owners). Depending on the works proposed the notice period is either one or two months minimum. Once the adjoining …

Help to Buy Guide

What is the Help to Buy Scheme? The Help to Buy scheme is a government-led initiative aimed at helping property hunters – particularly first-time buyers – purchase a home without the huge financial burden. Provided you have a 5% deposit and meet the criteria to apply, you’ll apply for a mortgage to cover as little as 55% of the property’s …

Leasehold Reform- Mundy Appeal Status Quo

The New Year for leasehold reform was off to a quick start with the long-awaited decision of the Court of Appeal, in the case of Sloane Stanley Estate v Mundy, here after referred to as Mundy. The outcome was to reject the application for leave to appeal the decision of the Upper Tribunal on all grounds. The original Mundy case …

Watch Out for These Top 10 Property Defects

How You Can Avoid Paying Too Much for a Defect-Riddled Home Call us on 020 7736 2383 to speak directly with a RICS Chartered Surveyor or get your free quote within seconds using our straightforward tool.